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Miyetti Allah: Atiku’ll divide Nigeria if he becomes president


The National Coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Benue State, Garus Gololo, on Thursday took a swipe at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, stating that if elected, he (Atiku) would create division in the country. Gololo was reacting to a statement by Atiku …

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Gunmen kill 25 in Zamfara fresh attack


Suspected armed bandits have killed at least 25 persons in attacks on two villages in Birnin Magaji local government area of Zamfara state, NEWSTIMES learnt. Residents said on Wednesday afternoon, a motor-bike riding gang of armed men opened fire on locals harvesting sweet potatoes on their farm at Garin Halilu …

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2019 elections: I will protect all Nigerians if… – Saraki

bukola saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has pledged to protect all Nigerians and be fair to all sections of the country if elected as the next president of Nigeria. Saraki also said it is North Central zone’s turn to produce the next president of Nigeria. Saraki made the pledge at the secretariat …

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Nasarawa Gas explosion: Death toll now 9 – Governor

Umaru Al-Makura

The death toll from the gas explosion on Monday at Monaco gas station in Nasarawa has risen to nine. Governor Umaru Al-Makura confirmed the figures on Tuesday when he visited the scene of the incident to assess the level of damage. Al-Makura, who described the incident as “unfortunate” condoled the …

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Defection: We are discussing with six APC govs, lawmakers – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party said it was almost concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of their defection to the PDP. The party said it had already concluded discussions with six APC governors and 27 …

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Reformed-APC NASS members plot mass defect July 31


Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Senate and House of Representatives may defect en mass to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shortly before July 31, NEWSTIMES has gathered. Investigations on Saturday showed that the Reformed All Progressives Congress split from the main APC, on Wednesday, was the …

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Ekiti guber: Voting APC is inviting killer herdsmen – Fayose


Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged people of the state not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the July 14 governorship election. He said voting for the APC during the election was an invitation to chaos, killing, raping of people’s wives and daughters by the killer …

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Killings: 6 herdsmen, 150 cows killed in Nasarawa —Police


Soldiers deployed in the Benue and Nasarawa states border have allegedly killed about six Fulani herdsmen and over 150 cows at Akpanagya, in the Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The acting Police Public Relations Officer, Nasarawa State Command, ASP Usman Samaila, who confirmed this in a telephone interview …

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2 soldiers killed by gunmen in Benue


Gunmen on Tuesday allegedly killed two soldiers in an ambush at a rural area in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. NEWSTIMES gathered that the gunmen believed to be armed herdsmen laid ambushed on the soldiers who were patrolling between Branch Umenger and Bakin-Korta, villages of Mbadwem Council Ward …

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7 killed by gunmen in Benue community


Seven people have been allegedly killed by gunmen in a fresh attack on Tseadough settlement of Mbachom community in Yaav Ward of Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State. NEWSTIMES gathered that the gunmen suspected to be herders militia attacked the affected rural settlement at 12:30am yesterday while the inhabitants …

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